Michem® Lube 743

Michem Lube Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, which are mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties. Learn more about Michem Lube »


This wax emulsion has excellent compatibility in water-based coating applications and provides water, block, and mar resistance.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Exterior Wood Protectionblock resistance
Inksblock resistance, mar resistance, rub resistance, water resistance
Overprint Varnishesblock resistance, gloss enhancement, mar resistance, water resistance
Glovesblock resistance, mar resistance, water resistance
Automotive Careblock resistance, mar resistance, water resistance
Thermal Transfermar resistance, release

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite, low viscosity liquid
pH6.0 – 7.5
Emulsifier ChargeNonionic
Percent Non-Volatile31.5% – 32.5%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 150
Spindle Number2

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

Additional Information

Description: Nonionic paraffin emulsion

Handling: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 24 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Lube 743

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Cincinnati, OH, USA (ML743)

Tuas, Singapore (ML743.S)